Upgrading an old T22 Laptop Tags: Laptops Hard Drives Last response: October 14, 2009 2:51 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share docmarine October 3, 2009 11:43:06 PM I was hoping the community can help me with a cost-effective upgrade to an old T22 Laptop. http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T22 I wanted some links on a cheap way to upgrade the hard disk to a SSD/CF/Flash etc typ drive. Requirements: >16 GB >Maximum speed for the PATA interface (will this make CF cost prohibitive) I am using Xubuntu as my OS of choice. Thanks for the help! More about : upgrading t22 laptop frozenlead a b D Laptop October 4, 2009 1:36:45 AM cost-effective is relative to how much money you have; how much money do you want to spend on this thing? docmarine October 4, 2009 2:22:14 AM i'd say less than 75 USD. i was hoping to use an adapter to enable the use of a CF card or a USB stick or something. My goal was to combine the fastest possible solution without going over the max speed of the PATA interface. Related resources Pentium 4 extreme edition 478 - Forum Refurbished laptops - Forum Will tualatin adapter work with thinkpad t20? - Forum IBM 600e running win2k, want to go back to win98se - Forum W2K PRO vs XP PRO (P III 700, 256 MB) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer frozenlead a b D Laptop October 4, 2009 5:22:14 AM For $75, you're better off getting a PATA disk. You'll get far more capacity for it. docmarine October 14, 2009 2:51:06 PM Thanks for your help. I was looking at some drivese on Newegg and it goes not seem i can get the capacity i want (16 GB >= ) at the price point im comfortable with. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhere Can I Get the upgrade to a laptop VideoCard ForumUpgrading Old Laptop :-) ForumWhat is your favorite CPU of all time... ForumLAPTOP ** Upgrading an old T5670 (965 CHIPSET) ForumNervous Dad on laptop purchase for middle schooler ForumBuying an inexpensive laptop computer ForumBest Dell laptop for trips? (w/wi-fi, dvd, battery life) ForumUpgrading from an old "gaming" laptop Forumlaptop hard disk, desktop controller ForumUpgrading an old laptop ForumNeed advice on buying new or upgrading old ForumGeneral Laptop Advice From An Old Pro. ForumLaptop memory question ForumNeed help finding a good laptop to deploy with Forum[Solved] Dell laptop B130 screen black, works on external crt More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !